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Hussein is a 36-year-old Lebanese married man living with his wife and four children, who are still attending school. He provides the only source of income for the family. He has owned a poultry shop since 2003 and he’s well known by his generosity and cleanliness. Today, Hussein is asking to borrow $800 from Kiva's partner Ameen s.a.l to buy new equipment, such as a grilling machine and other baking tools. These purchases will help him increase his business productivity and his sales, also increasing his income. In the future, he looks forward to opening his own restaurant.

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About Lebanon

  • $15,800
    Average annual income
  • 35
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    Lebanon Loans Fundraising
  • $19,546,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $800 helped Hussein to buy new equipment, such as a grilling machine and other baking tools.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 15, 2011
Nov 13, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 15, 2012